Quotations in the News

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Posted: Nov 13, 2013 5:43 AM

"Everybody knew a big storm was coming. But I had no idea it was going to be this hell. ... Nobody imagined what was about to happen." — Mark Burke, an American living in typhoon-ravaged Tacloban in the Philippines.

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"It will be controversial, there's no question about it. For as long as I remember, we've told physicians and patients we should treat their cholesterol to certain goal levels. There is concern that there will be a lot of confusion about what to do." — Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Steven Nissen after new guidelines called for twice as many Americans to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.

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"For any other building, no. But for this one, yes. Those people deserve it." — Cary Bass, of Lake Mary, Fla., after an international architectural panel declared One World Trade Center in New York City — at 1,776 feet — the tallest skyscraper in the United States.